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NFL legend Lawrence Taylor arrested in Florida

NFL legend Lawrence Taylor arrested in Florida..  NFL legend Lawrence Taylor was arrested in South Florida on Thursday evening, December 16.

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NFL legend Lawrence Taylor arrested in Florida
NFL legend Lawrence Taylor arrested in Florida—-

TMZ Sports reported that jail records showed the former New York Giants superstar was booked at around 8:45 PM ET and released hours later. The 62-year-old posed for a mug shot before his release.

Details surrounding the arrest are unclear, but a spokesperson for the Broward County Sheriff’s Office revealed that Taylor was booked on charges of sex offender violations.

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Lawrence was declared a sex offender back in 2011 after he pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct and patronizing a prostitute. In the case, Taylor was accused of having sex with a 16-year-old girl, though he said at the time he thought she was 19.

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As a sex offender, Taylor is expected to be on top of several things including letting law enforcement know of any residence or name changes.

Asides having a run-in with the law, Taylor is considered perhaps the greatest defensive player in NFL history. A dominant linebacker, he spent his entire career with the Giants, from 1981-93. He won two Super Bowls, one NFL MVP award, and three Defensive Player of the Year awards. He was an eight-time first-team All-Pro selection and, of course, is a Hall of Famer.

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The former football player has been arrested several times in his life, including multiple times in the late 1990s after he allegedly tried to buy drugs from undercover police officers.

 

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